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October 3, 2013

Nominations open for 2013 River Bluff Community Foundation

CLINTON — Nonprofit organizations in the Clinton area are invited to nominate volunteers for the third Annual Caring Award sponsored by River Bluff Community Foundation.

RBCF is seeking individuals who have demonstrated selflessness and exhibited a long-term commitment to service and the betterment of our communities. They are seeking particularly an unsung hero — the individual who is always there, who can be counted upon and who truly makes a difference.

“Volunteers are critical to the success of non-profits and bring much-needed energy and enthusiasm to an organization’s mission or cause,” explained Carol Machael, RBCF president. “These people have given the valuable gift of their time and hard work. Recognizing them for their commitment is an important community activity.”

This year, three individuals will be honored. A grant of $1,000 will be made to the organization nominating the winner, and $500 will be granted to organizations nominating the two runners-up.

The process is simple: in 500 words or less, tell about a volunteer who best personifies caring and would be a worthy role model for others.

A citizen committee of community leaders will select the winners who will be recognized at the River Bluff Community Foundation’s third Annual Celebration 5-6:30 p.m. on Nov. 7 at the Tuscany Room. The winners will be honored by having their stories available at www.riverbluffcf.org so that others may be inspired.

All nominations for the 2013 Caring Award must be received by noon on Oct. 23. Forms are available by request by phone, (563) 357-7537, by e-mail from riverbluffcf@yahoo.com. They should be returned by e-mail or mailed to RBCF Box 1152, Clinton, IA 52733.

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